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LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE OF THE PRINCIPAL PLACES

IN THE UNITED STATES, ETC.,

WITH THEIR DISTANCES FROM WASHINGTON.

(The Longitudes are reckoned from Greenwich.)

The Capitals (Seats of Government) of the States and Territories are desig.

nated by Italic Letters.

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Latitude, Longitude, West, Dist. fr.
Place.

North.
indegrees, in time.

Wash.

h. m. $. Miles. Albany (Capitol),

N. Y. 42 39 3 173 44 494 54 59.3 376 Alexandria,

Va. 38 49 77 4 5 8 16 6 Amherst (College Chapel), Mass. 42 22 15.672 31 284 50 6 383

Md. Linnapolis (Naval Academy), 38 58 50.176 29 265 57 7 37

N. Y. 42 55 Auburn,

76 28 5 5 52 339

Ga. Augusta,

33 28 181 54 5 27 36 580 Augusta (State-House),

Me.
44 18 43 69 50 4 39 20

595 Baker's Island (Lights),

Mass. 42 32 12 70 47 28 4 43 10 452 Baltimore (Battle Monument), Md. 39 17 23 176 37 305 630 38

Me. 44 47 50 68 47 4 35 8 Bangor (Court-House),

661 Barnstable (New C. H.), Mass. 41 42 6 70 18 34 4 41 14.3 466 Batavia,

N. Y. 42 59 78 13 5 12 52 370 Beaufort (Arsenal),

S. C. 32 25 57 80 41 235 22 45.6 629 Boston (State-House),

Mass. 42 21 22.771 4 94 44 16.6 432 Do. (Light),

42 19 41.170 53 434 43 33.9 Bridgeport (Baptist Ch.), Conn. 41 10 30 173 11 464 52 47 284 Bristol (Episcopal Ch.),

R. I. 41 40 3 71 17 19 4 45 9.3 409 Brooklyn (Navy Yard), .

N.). 40 41 50 73 59 304 55 58 227 Brunswick (College),

Me. 43 53 0 69 55 14 39 40.1 568 Butfalo,

N. Y. 42 53 78 55 5 15 40 376 Burlington,

N. J. 40 5 10 74 52 374 59 30.5 156 Burlington,

Vt. 44 27 173 10 4 52 40 440 Cambridge (Observatory), Mass. 42 22 48.671 8 0,4 44 32 431 Camden,

S. C. 34 17 180 33 5 22 12 467 Canandaigua,

N. Y. 42 54 77 17 5 9 8 336 Cape Ann (North Light), Mass. 42 38 21 70 34 484 42 19.2 470 Do. (South Light),

42 38 13 70 34 484 42 19.2 Cape Cod (Light-House), Mass. 42 223 70 3 55 4 40 16 507 Castine,

Me. 44 22 30 68 45 Charleston (St. Mich.'s Ch.), S. C. 32 46 33 79 57 275 19 49.8 544 Charlestown (Navy Yard),

Mass. 42 22 71 3 334 44 14.2 433 Chicago,

Ill. 42 0 187 35 5 50 2 763 Cincinnati (Fort Wash’n), Ohio. 39 5 54 184 27 5 37 48 497 Columbia,

S. C. 33 57 181 7 5 24 23 500 Columbus,

Ohio. 39 57 83 3 5 32 12 396 Concord (State-House), N. H. 43 12 29 71 29 4 45 56 474 Dayton,

Ohio. 39 44 184 11 15 36 44 Dedham (1st Cong. Ch.), Mass. 42 14 57 71 10 594 44 44 422 Detroit,

Mich. 42 24 182 58 15 31 52 526 Dorchester (Ast . Observ.), Mass. 42 19 10 71 4 194 44 17.3 432

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Longitude, West, indegrees. in time.

Dist. fr.
Wash.

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Miles. Dover,

N. H. 43 13 70 54 4 43 36 490 Easton (Court-House), Md. 38 46 10 76 8 5 4 32 80 Eastport,

Me. 44 54 66 56 4 27 44 778 Edenton,

N. C. 39 0 77 7 5 28 28 234
Exeter,

N. H. 42 58 70 55 4 43 40 474
Frankfort,
Ky. 38 14 184 40 15 38 40

551 Frederick,

Md. 39 24 77 18 5 9 12 43 Fredericksburg,

Va. 38 34 77 38 5 10 32 56 Frederickton,

N. B. 46 3 66 45 4 27 0 Georgetown,

S. C. 33 21 179 17 5 17 8 482 Gloucester (Univ. Ch.), Mass. 42 36 44 70 40 19 4 42 41-3 462

Do. (E. Point Light), 42 34 49.6 70 40 11 4 42 40.8 466

Do. (Ten Pound Isl. Light), 42 36 4 70 40 17 4 42 41.1 463 Greenfield (2d Cong. Ch.),

Mass. 42 35 16 72 36 324 50 26.1 396
Hagerstown,

Md.
39 37 77 35

5 10 20 68 Halifax,

N. S. 44 39 20 63 36 404 14 26.7 936
Hallowell,
Me. 44 17 69 50 4 39 30

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Harrisburg,
Pa. 40 16 76 50 5 7 20

110 Hartford (State-House), Conn. 41 45 59 72 40 454 50 43 335 Holmes's Hole (Windmill), Mass. 41 27 15 70 36 38 4 42 26.5 457 Hudson,

N. Y. 42 14 73 46 4 55 4 345 Hudson (Reserve Coll.), Ohio. 41 14 42 81 24 545 25 39.6 Huntsville,

Ala. 34 36 26 57 5 47 48 726 Indianapolis,

Ind. 39 55 86 5

15 44 20 573 Ipswich (Eastern Light), Mass. 42 41 8 70 46 174 43 5 462 Western Light),

42 41 8 70 46 344 43 6.3
Miss. 32 23 90 8 6 0 32 1035

Mo. 38 36 92 8 6 8 32 980
Cucksen.
Key West (S. W. Pt.);

Fa. 24 32 81 47 305 27 10
Kingston,

C. W. 44 8 76 40 5 6 40 456 Knoxville,

Tenn. 35 59 83 54 5 35 36 516 Lancaster,

Pa. 40 2 36 76 20 335 5 22.2 109 Lexington,

Ky. 38 6 84 18 5 37 12 534 Little Rock,

Ark. 34 40

92 12 6 848 1068 Lockport,

N. Y. 43 11 78 46 5 15 4 403 Louisville, .

Ку. 38 3 85 30 5 42 0 590 Lowell (St. Ann's Ch.), Mass. 42 38 46 71 19 24 45 16 439 Lynchburg,

Va. 37 36 79 22 5 17 28 198 Lynn Church,

Mass. 42 27 51 70 57 25 4 43 50 441 Machias Bay,

Me., 44 33 67 22 4 29 28
Marblehead,

Mass. 42 30 24 70 51 24 4 43 25.6 450
Do. (Light),

42 30 14 70 50 39 4 43 22.6 448 Middletown (W. Univ.), Conn. 41 33 8 72 39 4 50 36

325 Milledgeville,

Ga. 33 7 20 83 19 45,5 33 19.0 642
Milwaukie,
Wisc., 13 3 45 87 57

700 Mobile,

Ala. 30 41 48 87 59 5 51 56 1033 Monomoy Point Light, . Mass. 41 33 35 69 59 564 40 0 500 Montpelier,

Vt. 44 17 72 36 4 50 24 524 Montreal,

C. E. 45 31 73 35 4 54 20 601 Nantucket (South Tower), Mass. 41 16 56 70 6 124 40 24.8 490 Nashrille (University), · Tenn. 36 933 86 49 35 47 16.2 714

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Latitude,
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Longitude, West, Dist. fr. in degrees. in time.

Wash.

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Miles. Natchez (Fort Panmure), Miss. 31 34

91 24 426 5 38.8 1146 ,

N. J. 40 45 74 10 4 56 40 215 New Bedford (Mariner's Ch.), Mass. 41 38 7 10 55 49 4 43 43.3 429 Newbern,

N. C. 35 20 177 5 15 8 20 337 Newburg,

N. Y. 41 31 74 4 56 4 282 Newburýport (2a Presb. Ch.), Mass: 42 48 32 10 52 474 43 31.1 466 Do. Light),

42 48 30 70 49 64 42 18.0 469 Newcastle, .

Del. 39 40 75 33 5 2 8 103 Vero Haven (College), . Cnn. 41 18 30 72 56 454 51 47 301 New London,

Conn. 41 22 72 9 4 48 36 354 New Orleans (City Hall), La. 29 57 30 90 6 0 1203 Vexcport (Court-House), R. I. 41 29 71 19 124 45 16.8 403 New York (City Hall), . N. Y. 40 42 40 74 1 84 56 4.5 226 Nobsque Point Light, Mass. 41 30 57 70 39 37 4 42 38.5 450 Norfolk (Farmers Bank), Va. 36 50 50 176 18 475 5 15.1 217 Northampton (1st Cong. Ch.), Mass. 42 19 9 72 38 15 4 50 33.2 376 Norwich,

Conn. 41 33 72 7 4 48 28 362 Pensacola,

Fa. 30 24 87 10 125 48 40.8 1050 Petersburg,

Va.

37 13 54 77 20 5 9 20 144 Philadelphia (Ind’ce Hall),

Pa. 39 56 59 75 9 545 0 39.6 136 Do. (High School Obs.), 39 57 9 75 10 375 0 42.5 Pittsburg,

Pa.

40 32 80 2 5 20 8 223 Pittsfield' (ist Cong. Ch.), Mass. 42 26 55 73 15 364 53 2.3 380 Plattsburg,

N. Y. 44 42 73 26 4 53 44 539 Plymouth (Court-House), Mass. 41 57 26 70 40 194 42 41.3 439 Portland (Mount Joy),

Me. 43 39 52 70 13 34 4 40 54.2 542 Do. (Light),

43 36 70 12 124 40 49 Portsmouth (Unitarian Ch.), N. H. 43 4 35 70 45 50 4 43 3.3 491 Do. (Light),

43 3 30 70 43 4 42 52 Poughkeepsie,

N. Y. 41 41 73 55 4 55 40 301 Princeton (Nassau Hall), N. J. 40 20 41 74 39 30 4 58 38 177

Protidence (University Hall), R. I. 41 49 22 71 24 484 45 39.2 394 Quebec (Citadel), .

C. E. 46 49 12 71 16 4 45 4 781 Raleigh,

N. C. 35 47 78 48 5 15 12 286 Richmond (Capitol),

Va. 37 32 17 77 27 285 9 49.9 122 Rochester (Rochester House), N. Y. 43 8 17 77 51 5 11 24 Sable (Cape),

Fa. 24 50 81 15 5 25 0 Sacketi's Harbour,

N. Y. 43 55 75 57 5 3 48 407 Saco,

Me. 43 31 70 26 4 41 44 528 St. Augustine,

29 48 30 81 35 5 26 20 841 St. Louis,

Mo. 38 37 28 90 15 16'6 1 0.7 856 Salem (E. 1. M. Hall), Mass. 42 31 18 70 53 534 43 35.5 446 Sandwich (1st Cong. Ch.), Mass. 41 45 31 70 30 134 42 0.8 456 Savannah (Exchange),

Ga. 32 4 56 81 8 185 24 33.2 662 Schenectady, .

N. Y. 42 48 73 55 4 55 40 391 Springfield,

III. 39 48 89 33 5 58 12 801 Springfield (Court-House), Masg. 42 6 4 72 35 454 50 23 357 Squam Harbour (Light), Mass. 42 39 46 70 41 84 42 44.5 466 Straitsmouth Island (Light), · Mass. 42 39 41 70 35 364 42 22.4 471 Stratford,

Conn. 41 11 7 73 8 45 4 52 35 287 Tallahassee,

Fa. 30 28 84 36 5 38 24

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Latitude, Longitude, West, Dist. fr.
Place.
North. in degrees. in time.

Wash. h. m.

Miles, Taunton (Trin. Cong. Ch.),

Mass. 41 54 i ni $ 55 4 44 23.6 415 Toronto or York (Observ.), C. W. 43 39 35 79 21 305 17 26 500 Trenton,

N. J. 40 14 74 46 30 4 58 36 166 Troy,

N. Y. 42 44 173 40 4 54 40 383 Tuscaloosa,

Ala. 33 12 87 42 5 50 48 858 University of Virginia, . Va. 38 2 3 78 31 295 14 5.9 124 Utica (Dutch Church),

N. Y. 43 6 49 75 13 5 052 383 Vandalia,

III. 38 50 89 2 5 56 8 781 Vevay,

Ind. 38 46 84 59 5 39 56 556 Vincennes,

Ind. 38 43 87 25 5 49 40 693

D. C. 38 53 34 177 1 305 8 6 Washington,

Miss. 31 36 91 20 6 5 20 West Point (Military Academy),N. Y. 41 23 31.2 73 57 31 4 55 50.1 1146 Wheeling,

40 7 80 42 5 22 48. 264 Williamstown (Cong. Ch.), Mass. 42 42 49 73 13 104 52 526 406 Wilmington,

Del.

39 41 75 28 5 1 52 108 Wilmington,

N. C. 34 11 78 10 5 12 40 416 Worcester (Ant. Hall), Mass. 42 16 17 71 48 134 47 13.3 394 York,

Me. 43 10 0 70 40 4 42 40 500 York, .

Pa. 39 58 176 40 5 40 87 Yorktown,

Va.

37 13 76 34 15 6 16

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Additional Latitudes and Longitudes, determined chiefly by Officers of the U. S.

Topographical Engineers.

Longitude West from Dale of
Names of Places.

Latitude Greenwich, determ. Authority.
in degrees., in time. ination.
h. m. s.

* Acapulco,

16 50 15 102 3

16 48 39

Humboldt. Azua Nueva, Mexico,

25 11 43.6

1847 Hughes. Bellevne, Am. Fur Co.'s trading post,

right bank of Missouri River, 11 8 24 95 47 46 6 23 11 1832 Frémont. Beat's Fort,

39 2 53
52 4

1846 Emory. Brazos Santiago,

26 6 0 97 12 0

1846 Hughes. Canadian River, Head-waters of, 37 1 33 101 37 32

1815 Lieut. Abert. Cape Island, Lake of the Woods,

49 36 42

1823 S. H. Long. Cedar Keys, Depot Island,

29 7 27 82 56 12 Corpus Christi, Texas,

27 47 17.8 97 27 2.5

1846 Capt. Cram. Dalies of the Columbia, Miss. Station, 45 35 55 120 55 0

1843 Frémont. Falls of St. Anthony, U. S. Cottage, 14 58 40

93 10 30 6 12 42

Nicollet. Falls of the SL Croix,

45 30 10

92 40 0 6 10 40 Fase Wasbita, Head-waters of, 35 25 41 101 5 0

1845 Lieut. Abert. F0,7 Boisée, Oregon,

43 49 22 116 47 3

1843 Frémont Fort Brady, Mich.,

46 29 55

1923 S. H. Long. For Crawford,

13 3 31 90 52 30

1823 S. H. Long, Fort Gibson,

35 48 4 95 9

1845 Lieut. Abert. Fort Hall,

43 1 30 112 29 54

1613 Frémont. fon Laramie,

12 12 10 105 21 10 7 1 24.6 1842 Frémont. Fort Learen worth, Landing,

39 21 14

91 44 0 6 18 56 1816 Emory. Fort Mackinac,

45 51

1823 S. H. Long. For Nez Percé, Oregon,

46 346

1843 Frémont. Great Salt Lake, Island in,

41 10 42 1112 215

1813 High Plateau between waters of the Allantie and the Gulf of California, 42 2 3 107 3 0

1843 Jalapa, Mex., 19 30 8 99 14 54 6 37 0

Humboldt. Kanzas River, Mouth of,

39 6 3

94 32 54 6 18 11.6 1842 Frémont. 'Li Vaca, Texas.

28 37 0

116 Hughes. Missouri River, Mouth of,

33 51 36 900 40

1820 S. H. Long. Monclova, Mex,

26 54 0 101 39 18 6 46 37.2 1546 Hughes. Merico, City of, Mex., 19 25 45 101 25 30 6 45 42

Humboldt. Monterey, Mex,

25 40 13 100 25 36

1846 Hughes. Malerey, California,

36 36 24 !24 12 49 8 16 51

1835 Beechey. Nebraska or Platte River, Junction of North and South Forks,

415 5 101 21 24 6 45 25.6 1942 Frémont. Xgeva Helvetia, Cal.,

39 34 42 120 nearly.

1843 Parras, Mex.,

25 25

1846 Hughes. Pass Washington,

136 3 22 108 56 0 7 15 44 1849 Li. Simpson. Perote. Mex., 19 23 57 99 29 39 6 37 55

Humbolul Pake River, Mouth of,

413 13

1820 S. H. Long. Junction of N. and S. Forks, 41 5 5 101 21 24 6 45 25.6 1842 Frémont. Popratapell,

18 59 47 100 53 15 16 43 33 Prairie du Chien, Am. Fur. Co.'s House, 13 3 6 919 19.5 6 4 37.3

Nicollet. Poeta de los Angelos, 190 15 100 22 45 6 41 31

Humboldt. Racine. Wisconsin,

12 49 33 87 40 22

1841 Maj Graham. Remedios, de los, Harbor, 57 24 15 138 14 5 9 12 56

Malespina. Sabine River, Texas, entrance of South ! or outer extremity of Bar,

29 40 48 93 49 3

1840 Maj.Graham Saltillo. Mex.,

25 26 22 101 1 45 6 44 7

1817 Hughes. San Antonio, Texas,

29 25 30 99 52 30 6 42 48 1416 San Blas, Arsenal,

21 32 34 107 35 48 17 10 23 1835 Beechey. San Diego, Public Square,

32 45 0 117 11 0 7 48 44 1846 Emory: susta Fé, New Mexico,

35 41 6 106 2 30 7 4 10 1819 Simpson. take Riser, above Arnerican Falls, 42 47 5 112 40 13

1813 Frémont. San Francisco, Spanish Fort,

37 48 30 124 48 26 8 19 14 1835 Beechey. St. Croix River, Mouth of, 44 45 30 92 45 0 6 11 5

Nicollet. St Joseph, 23 3 13 112 1 8 7 23

Chappe. St. Peter's River, Mouth of, 14 52 46 93 4 54 6 12 19.6

Nicollet. S. Vrain's Fort,

10 16 52 105 12 23

1843 Fremont. Sært Water River, N. Fork of Platte River, Mouth of,

12 27 18 107 45 27 7 11 1.8 1942 Tanpico, Bar,

22 15 30 100 12 15 6 40 49 1817 Ferrer. Tlamath Lake,

12 56 51

1843 Frémont. Trinity Bay, Oregon,

40 550

1850 LL.M'Arthur. Fera Cruz, Mex,

19 11 52 98 290 6 33 56 Victoria, Texas,

1816 Hughes. * Nicollet's determinations were made from 1836 to 1810.

28 46 57

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